We end the month talking on the radio. Friday 30th of July, José Manuel Dolader from La Barandilla Radio, interviewed Javier Álvarez Solís, our director, in his program ¨Telefono contra el suicidio” (Phone against suicide).The presenter asked him about La Palabra Maldita and also about who is going to appear on it. First of all, our director explained what made him start this project. About the people appearing on the documentary, he said that they had interviewed survivors and also different personalities that work for the cause of suicide prevention . He also revealed some of the names of people that will be present on this production.
The radio presenter, noted that he had the knowledge that Alba Ruiperez and Carmen Montón are two of the main characters on the documentary . He explained that he knew them because they participated with him in different acts related with suicide prevention. For instance, Alba has been part of some events organized by the association, one of them being the 2020 Marathon. La Barandilla gave Carmen Montón the ” TE LO MERECES 2019″ award because of her work towards a National Suicide Prevention Plan during her time as Health and Walfare Minister. Another reason why they awarded her was for starting A Suicide Prevention Plan when she was Health Counselor in the Valencian Community
Facing this matter requires courage.
On the interview to Javier Álvarez in La Barandilla , The presenter invited him to the event that will take place on the 19th of September to learn some mored details about the documentary. The director highlighted the importance of talking about suicide as a preventive measure. At the end of the interview, he thanked all those who are collaborating in this documentary project and pointed that facing this matter requires courage.
You can find the complete interview in Spanish at La Barandilla Youtube channel from the minute 30:12.